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Imagining Home(s): Exploring Culture, Language, Nation
Vancouver, January/February 2001

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                           CALL  FOR  PAPERS

         "Imagining Home(s): Exploring Culture, Language, Nation"

                Deadline for submission of abstracts:
                       Monday, December 4, 2000
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We invite g r a d u a t e students of all Faculty of Arts programs to
submit papers to this year's UBC Arts Graduate Students' Conference.  
Papers should address issues in interdisciplinary studies, cultural and
literary theory, multiculturalism, nationalism, popular culture, and
gender and race studies.

Papers will be accepted in English, French, and other languages.  Your
presentation should not exceed 20 minutes (approx. 8-10 pages in MLA
format).  We also welcome group submissions in the form of topically
organized panels.

Please submit a 1 page a b s t r a c t of your paper and a short b i o g r
a p h y (MLA style).  Both the abstract and the biography should include
the title of your paper.  In order to maintain anonymity during review, we
request that your proposal page does not contain your name, and is
enclosed in an envelope with your biography.  Your biography should
provide the title of your paper, your name, program, year of study, and
research interests, as well as your email address and your phone number.

We will notify successful submissions by email.

Please submit your 1 page abstract and short biography to:

Walter Guerra                         OR     Katja Thieme
French, Hispanic and Italian Studies         English Department
#797 (Buchanan Tower)                        #397 (Buchanan Tower)
1873 East Mall                               1873 East Mall
Vancouver, B.C.                              Vancouver, B.C.
Canada V6T 1Z1                               Canada V6T 1Z1

You will also find our call for papers at

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us at

We are looking forward to your submissions.